Ripple Effects Mapping - Nevada Summit


Ripple Effects Mapping



This full-day, in-person training offers participants an interactive opportunity to explore and experience Ripple Effects Mapping (REM), a participatory evaluation tool designed to identify the outcomes and impact of complex community work. REM provides you the ability to collect stories of the direct and indirect impacts of your work, while simultaneously being a reflective and engaging process for participants. The training will include skill-based learning opportunities, individual and group activities, and group discussion.



By the end of this in-person training participants will be able to:

  • Understand the flow (from start to finish) of a Ripple Effects Mapping event by observing
  • a peer organization participate in a REM session
  • Discover the benefits of using this technique to identify the intended and unintended
  • outcomes of your work
  • Explore the theory behind the core components
  • Learn how to develop Appreciative Inquiry questions and appropriate prompts for
  • effective mapping
  • Participate in Appreciative Inquiry conversations; followed by a mind-mapping exercise
  • Develop a communications plan to hold your first event
  • Discuss coding frameworks and qualitative analysis processes that would be relevant to
  • a prevention/public health framework
  • Discover reporting best practices for REM data



Nevada prevention practitioners



Debra Hansen, M. Ed.


Date & Time

Friday, August 25, 2023 
08:30 a.m. – 04:30 p.m.



University of Nevada, Reno: Redfield Campus

18600 Wedge Parkway

Reno, NV 89511


Cost: Free


Certificates of Attendance

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance for 5.5 hours for participating in the live event.



Please contact Karen Totten ([email protected]) for any questions related to registration.  For any other questions, please contact Britany Wiele ([email protected].)

Starts: Aug. 25, 2023 8:30 am
Ends: Aug. 25, 2023 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline
August 25, 2023
Event Type
Face-to-Face Training
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